Swerving to Miss Something Could Cause an Accident

Swerving to Miss Something Could Cause an Accident

Nearly every driver has felt the stomach-turning lurch that comes with a near miss. Maybe another driver cut you off, a deer darted in front of your vehicle or a pedestrian crossed outside of a crosswalk. You likely made a quick judgment call—brake or swerve—and dodged whatever (or whomever) was in the road. Sometimes, of ... Read More
 
How Headlight Laws Affect Your Personal Injury Claim

How Headlight Laws Affect Your Personal Injury Claim

With shorter winter days and overcast skies, the roads light up this time of year with headlights. If you’ve ever spotted a shadowy car in the dusk—barely noticeable without lights—you know just how much a lack of headlights affects visibility. An hour later, in the pitch dark, the car might as well be invisible. Georgia ... Read More
 
10 Shocking Car Accident Facts

10 Shocking Car Accident Facts

At Buzzell, Welsh & Hill, every case is different and every client gets individual treatment. But when you’re thinking about road safety and defensive driving, it also helps to take a broader view. Sometimes by stepping back, looking at the statistics and learning about the risks, we can better prepare for the dangers we’ll all ... Read More
 
Q&A With Jed Hill: Are Hands-free Devices Safer While Driving?

Q&A With Jed Hill: Are Hands-free Devices Safer While Driving?

Jed Hill is a Macon personal injury lawyer at Buzzell, Welsh & Hill. He specializes in serious personal injury cases, workers’ compensation, wrongful death, nursing home negligence, and Social Security disability law. It’s been a few months now since Georgia put its new “hands-free driving law” into effect. The law essentially makes it illegal to ... Read More
 
Car Accidents and Prescription Drugs

Car Accidents and Prescription Drugs

Like most areas of the country, Middle Georgia and Macon are facing down an increase in opioid addiction and overdoses. Prescription painkillers like oxycodone and hydrocodone quickly become addictive, and for some people, a medication meant for short-term pain can become an all-consuming habit. Painkillers and the Road Unsurprisingly, the rise in opioid prescriptions and ... Read More
 
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